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Mr Betian KITEV

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Social Democratic Union of Macedonia

Assembly of North Macedonia
MK - 1000 - Skopje
North Macedonia


Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2020 , 2019 , 2018


In the political groups

  • Vice-Chairperson: Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group since 27/01/2020
  • Member: Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group from 22/01/2018 to 26/01/2020

In the Assembly

  • since 14/02/2019 Representative-North Macedonia
  • from 22/01/2018 to 14/02/2019 Representative-''The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia''

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)

  • Member: Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) (since 04/10/2019)
  • Full Member: Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (since 22/01/2018)
  • Chairperson of national delegation: Standing Committee (since 22/01/2018)
  • Alternate of Mr Afrim GASHI (Full Member): Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (since 22/01/2018)


Last speeches

02/10/2019 | 20:12:35 Madam Chair, ladies and gentlemen, First of all I would like to congratulate the rapporteurs for their detailed report. In my opinion, the report portrays the situation in a realistic and objective way and therefore, deserves praise. We consider the mechanisms and expertise of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe as essential for the overall democratic development of the country. Objectively pointing out areas where improvement is needed is the best way to contribute to... 02/10/2019 | 10:56:13 Thank you, dear Colleagues. First of all, I would like to thank Lord Richard BALFE for his comprehensive report. I support the proposal to establish common standards governing the functioning of ombudsman institutions in line with the Venice Principles. In any society where an institution of this kind exists, it is a mechanism that contributes substantially to the functioning of the rule of law and is one of the key indicators of the development of the country's democratic processes. The... 01/10/2019 | 11:15:50 Thank you Madam Chair. Dear colleagues, I would like to thank the rapporteur for his excellent report. I fully agree with Mr Sylvain WASERMAN that without whistle-blowers, it will be impossible to resolve many of the challenges to our democracies, such as fighting against grand corruption and money-laundering, as well as new challenges such as threats to individual freedom through the mass abuse of personal data or activities causing serious environmental harm or threats to public health...